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Jesus Over Everything Week 6 — Walking It All Out

But for you who fear My name, the Sun of Righteousness will rise with healing in His wings. And you will go free, leaping with joy like calves let out to pasture. — Malachi 4:2 Real life has hard things and at the same time has good things. Don’t we all know something about that

Jesus Over Everything Week 5 — Changing Your Heart

For God has not called us for impurity, but in holiness. — 1 Thessalonians 4:7 ESV WELCOME We could probably spend a whole weekend retreat together talking about choices from our past we’re not proud of and still not have enough time to share all our stories. If your early college years or young adult

Jesus Over Everything Week 4 — Remembering What’s True

Listen to my instruction and be wise; do not disregard it. — Proverbs 8:33 NIV WELCOME Today we’re talking about the importance of not getting caught up in the hype or impulsivity of a culture that constantly wants to push us toward flashy, easy, bigger, and more. And here’s the hard truth: Christians are among

Jesus Over Everything Week 3 — Serving Others

You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind. — Matthew 22:37 Don’t think of service as a “to do” — think of it as connecting with Jesus. ~ Lisa Hey, friends! Welcome to week three of the Jesus Over Everything Online Bible

Jesus Over Everything Week 1 — Putting God First

[She] who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.  — Psalm 91:1 Hi there, friends! We are so excited that you are here with us for the Jesus Over Everything Online Bible Study with Lisa Whittle. Lisa has been writing and teaching for years, but

Jesus In First Place… Over Everything

  Happy Advent season to you. I want to share with you for a few minutes a message God has put on my heart. I was talking with someone the other day and I asked her how she was, and she said to me, “the holidays are historically a difficult season for me,” and I

Jesus Over Everything: Putting God First

Sign up here!   He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together. — Colossians 1:17 NIV WELCOME Leader, read aloud to the group. Today we’re talking about something beautiful and powerful: what it means to live a Jesus over everything kind of life. We’ll explore the mindsets that often keep us

Jesus drew people in because He was real, and that is the real attractiveness. Our true appeal will always be our truth lived out.

Real Over Pretty

Their joy will be in doing what’s right and being themselves, and not in being affirmed by. — Galatians 6:4 TPT JESUS WASN’T PRETTY I didn’t know until I was older that Jesus wasn’t a mirror image of that tall, dark, and handsome man with the well-groomed facial hair who hung on our family room

It is in our nature to desire to have our freedom and be holy simultaneously and in that order, but in that order it will never work. Holiness brings freedom; it does not act as its pal and tag or follow along. It dictates a spiritual freedom that feels far less like I have the right to do whatever I want and much more like I’m so free in the Spirit, I turn some of my earthly freedoms down

Holiness Over Freedom

When we decide to follow Jesus, life is no longer about our liberties. It is about our responsibilities to Him. It is not about our cans. It is about our want-tos. And in that healthy relationship with Jesus, liberties live at peace with convictions; there is no constant war — we are still doing what

Honesty Over Hiding

Honesty Over Hiding

Editor’s note: Have you heard the exciting news? Jesus Over Everything by Lisa Whittle is our brand-new Advent Online Bible Study starting November 30th and you do not want to miss it! Oh, do we need this study now more than ever! I need Jesus to be my #1 in this season, to put Him in His

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